The One Gift Everyone Should Give This Christmas

By: Sandy Churchill This year’s Thanksgiving has turned the page, Christmas songs are on the radio, and stores are bedecked in their finest of crimson, silver, and gold. Many of us are in the throes of Christmas shopping and searching for gifts for loved ones near and far, be it online shopping or frenzied treks … More The One Gift Everyone Should Give This Christmas

Sound of the Season

By: Jennifer Lonergan Music is food for the soul. We have all heard this before but, for me, it is absolutely true. My favorite thing about Christmas time is the music. Denomination does not matter. The melody, the instruments, the sentiment is all I need to get into the holiday spirit. And for a brief … More Sound of the Season

The Gift

By: Cheryl Maguire On Christmas Eve, I sat alone on a bench, in the middle of a crowded mall. My husband, Bob, and our daughters, age 12 and 9, roamed the shops in an attempt to find me the perfect Christmas gift, even though I told them not to. Bob’s anxiety surrounding this situation caused … More The Gift

Holiday Hustle

By: Tanya Pimental   Each year, I get really excited to start listening to holiday music and make my lists. Giving makes me so very happy and finding that perfect coordinating wrapping paper has become a real tradition. All that said, there is of course stress that comes with the holiday hustle. The holidays are … More Holiday Hustle

Yankee Swap

By: Lauren Tankle   You really don’t know a person until you have played a Yankee Swap game with them. This game makes you realize that people you grew up with your whole life are unapologetically capable of plotting your demise and will do everything and anything to take you down all because you really … More Yankee Swap